Arts of Barry R Irving
(C) Neo Afro
(C) Afroneo
Neo Afro Genre
Fashion
(C) Awo
Ogbon
Orisha
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Community Folk Arts Central... Art  Moves!

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Foundations of form

(C) NeoAfro  / Abstraction


...an Experimental Series of Drawings
loosely depicting 
the Elements of Air, Iron, Earth, Stone & Water

In Pen and Ink Cross Hatching I often use Brown or Rust Brown Ink with Black. The Brown gives  Warmer Deep Shading and a Softer line edge. 

Drawing is a way of Seeing ...
Seeing and interpreting what you see are two different things. 
COMPOSITIONS EVOLVE...



DRAWING IS PAINTING


In Fine Arts, Drawing, like the terms > "ART" >"Painting" & "Sculpture" are subjective terms that can mean a wide variety of approaches, styles, mediums"AND MINDSETS" / OPINIONS. Everything "done" or described has a context that validates it or NOT!
Personal Opinion is another descriptor that many times invalidates the "actual"...so personal opinion on terms that are LANGUAGE BASED is not the best reference for broad terms like Art. 

Drawing is the main pillar of every Visual Art form . I can make a dozen quick examples of what Art is in a definitive way, but when you say ART IS! and you are an individual with an opinion? Then that is what art is to YOU!. The Craft, the Genre, the Industry, the Schooled and studied professionals have as many alternate opinions. It's a long story but a drawing can be a painting by 

1. Intent ...2. Association ... 3. Artist's license...   "Art" is by Nature >Conceptual...




Figurative Abstraction / Pen and Ink 2009
IYANSAN / OYA NIGER - Mother of the Winds and Rain
Patroness of the Niger River, Nigeria W. Africa


 

Form Study / Untitled Abstraction #1

The Throne '09



MATRIX RISING  Series 2009


FOUNDATIONS OF FORM 2009

FOUNDATIONS OF FORM SERIES

Asesun / The Water Table   2012

FOUNDATIONS OF FORM SERIES '09

IJALA - THE WARRIOR



Osun Andala


Legacy / Yemoyale


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